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Chrono.gg raises $5.5 million for online games distribution portal

VentureBeat reports: "Online game distribution portal Chrono.gg has raised $5.5 million in funding to continue its business of selling one game at a time." Read...

ProGuides raises $5 million in seed funding for its esports training...

VentureBeat reports: "ProGuides announced today that it has secured $5 million in seed funding. ProGuides offers esports training via online courses, videos, and coaching....

Tencent ramping up investments – but may veer away from games

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "Games firms hoping for a significant investment from Tencent may have missed the boat. In a speech to representatives of more than...

AI startups raised $18.5 billion in 2019, setting new funding record

VentureBeat reports: "While overall U.S. venture capital funding dipped in 2019, the artificial intelligence sector bucked this trend by reaching a new annual high...

Streamlabs’ fundraising platform helps streamers raise money for charities

VentureBeat reports: "Streamlabs, a division of Logitech, has launched a new fundraising platform aimed at making it easier for streamers to raise money for...

Virtual product placement is coming for TV and movies and Ryff...

TechCrunch reports: "In a world where ad rates are declining for traditional broadcast media, the corporations responsible for making the fictions that millions devour...

Esports platform Game.tv secures $25 million in funding

gamesindustry.biz reports: "Game.tv has closed a successful round of funding to the tune of $25 million. The company operates Tourney, an AI-powered esports tournament...

U.K.’s Great Point Media Lands $100 Million Investment for Film, TV...

Hollywood Reporter reports: "Great Point Media, the London-based financing, sales and distribution banner behind titles such as Florence Pugh's breakout Lady Macbeth, the BBC/Amazon's...

Warner Music Group, Providence Equity Have $650M To Acquire Music Catalogs

Hypebot reports: "Warner Music Group and Providence Equity Partners are partnering to invest in recorded music and music publishing catalogs with a new joint...

Soci raises $12M to help big brands manage local marketing

TechCrunch reports: "According to CEO Afif Khoury, we’re in the middle of “the third wave of social” — a shift back to local interactions....